Digital Works Celebrates 1,000 Job Placements for the Telework Training and Job Placement Program

Gov. Beshear, Second Lady Pence Join Us in Honoring Veteran Who Hit the Milestone Oak Grove, Ky (August 6, 2020) – Digital Works (DW) staff, graduates, and supporters gathered today to mark a major milestone for the digital training and career mentoring program: 1,000 job placements.  “Our Digital Works program was established in 2013 when we began to notice the …

1,000 Jobs and Counting: Digital Works Marks Milestone in Telework Training and Job Placement Program

Fort Campbell, Ky (July 27, 2020) – The digital training and career mentoring program Digital Works today marked a major milestone—1,000 job placements.  The 1000th job placement was filled by an Army veteran. Connected Nation, the national nonprofit that founded Digital Works, is hosting a virtual celebration on Thursday, Aug. 6, to celebrate the milestone, those who made it possible, …

During and After COVID-19: How Large and Small Businesses Can Plan for the Long Term

From tackling teleworking for the first time to improving customer communications, the CEO of Bryghtpath shares what businesses can do to stay viable. by Chris McGovern Director of Research, Connected Nation Shoreview, MN (April 8, 2020) – COVID-19 has presented challenges for businesses large and small, from figuring out how to protect their workers to keeping their business open amid a …

Digital Works Marks its First Day of Classes in Fort Campbell Facility

Fort Campbell, KY (February 4, 2020) –Digital Works (DW) opened its doors yesterday to ten participants for the first day of classes at a new facility. It’s located across from Fort Campbell in southern Kentucky. This  location is focused specifically on bringing work-from-home jobs training and placement assistance to military spouses, veterans, and select dependents. Military spouses have some of …

How Connected Nation Gives Back Through Job Training and Placement

Washington, DC — Connected Nation board members recently got together in Washington, DC, to discuss broadband (high-speed internet) needs for rural areas and how it can impact remote employment. Board member Grant Seiffert sat down with RFD-TV to discuss how the non-profit is working to train individuals on digital job skills – in rural areas. Through the Digital Works program, proctors teach participants a …

Digital Works Non-Profit Helps Veterans, Military Spouses Find Jobs

Published by ClarksvilleNow FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Digital Works, a Connected Nation initiative, will be opening a new facility in Fort Campbell, Ky that will help military spouses and veterans receive free job training and job placement for remote work opportunities. “Access to remote jobs is crucial for many military families, who often are required to relocate,” said Alex Zapetis, …

Digital Works Launches New Site for Digital Skills Training and Job Placement Assistance

Bowling Green, Ky. (January 22, 2020) – Digital Works (DW) just launched a new, more user-friendly website to help people reach their training and job placement goals. You can find the new website at www.digitalworksjobs.org. The Digital Works program was developed by Connected Nation (CN) to fill today’s high demand for workers who have digital skills and the desire to …

Why Remote Work Can Help Bridge the Hiring Gap, Especially for Rural Professionals

The following was published in Entrepreneur on August 26, 2019 by Sara Sutton, Guest Writer, CEO & Founder of Flexjobs Editor’s note: Connected Nation agrees with this opinion piece and has seen first hand how remote jobs can change lives through our Digital Works program – which provides digital job training and placement assistance for everyone from young adults to seniors …